Get Your Motorboat Out of the Gutter: Mid-Summer Mardi Gras Photos

Hurricane Isaac definitely drowned out several of New Orleans’ events last week, but its impending threat didn’t stop the Krewe of O.A.K. from motorboating down Carrollton Avenue on Saturday, August 25. OffBeat photographer Kim Welsh was on hand for the Mid-Summer Mardi Gras and captured a hearty helping of the D.I.Y. parade / costumed carnival / binge-for-all. If you missed out, or if your memory’s a little fuzzy, have a look:

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All photos courtesy of Kim Welsh. See more shots from the New Orleans music scene on OffBeat’s Flickr page.